More than 100 people died in a majority-Christian town still rebuilding after years of ISIS occupation.
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Signs of hope exist, but Christians continue to be concerned about inadequate security and few job opportunities
NEWS ANALYSIS: A new report from Aid to the Church in Need makes clear Christians need to see fundamental changes now to start thriving and to stem their continuing departure from their homeland.
COMMENTARY: Part II — Iraq’s largest Catholic town is fully encircled by an Iran-backed militia. In the context of worsening U.S.-Iran relations, some locals are afraid Iran’s impact on their lives will worsen.
COMMENTARY: PART I — Iraq’s mostly Catholic Christian population declined from 5% to 0.2% between 2003 and 2019. Today, after 17 years of church bombings, targeted assassinations, kidnapping and displacement, the Christian population in Iraq likely stands at 120,000.
The letter to the president states that without ‘swift moral leadership,’ indigenous Christian, Yazidi, and other religious communities in the Middle East face extinction by the terrorist army.
The Catholic apostolate La Filotea Productions is seeking to provide food, clean water, shelter, clothing, medical aid, and other basic necessities to the persecuted minorities in Iraq.
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